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Spring 2021  
Tuesday, January 12 Students already residing at El Faro since Fall 2020 move back into El Faro
Monday, January 18 Spring 2021 first-year, transfer and study abroad students move-in day
Tuesday, January 19 Spring 2021 first-year, transfer and study abroad students Welcome Sessions
Wednesday, January 20 First day of classes
Sunday, January 31 Last day to drop a class without a grade W and/or add a class
Last day to choose Audit (AU) or Pass/No Pass (P/NP) options 
Application deadline for spring semester degree candidates
Wednesday, February 17 Ash Wednesday
Registration for summer sessions begins 
Sunday, March 14 Professors' deadline to submit midterm grades 
Thursday, March 18 Last day to submit Transfer Application for fall semester 
Friday, March 19 Día de San José (Madrid Campus closed)
Sunday, March 28 Palm Sunday
Last day to drop a class and receive a grade of W
Monday, March 29 - Friday, April 2 Easter Week Holiday (Madrid Campus closed)
Sunday, April 4 Easter
Wednesday, April 14 Registration for fall semester begins
Thursday, April 22 Academic English last day of classes
Monday, May 3 Día de la Comunidad de Madrid (Madrid Campus closed)
Wednesday, May 5 Last day of classes
Thursday, May 6 - Wednesday, May 12 Final exams
Thursday, May 13 El Faro and Host family housing move out day
Friday, May 14 Commencement
Sunday, May 16 Professors' deadline to submit final grades
 
Summer 2021  
Sunday, May 23 Host family move-in day
Monday, May 24 Summer Session I first day of classes
Sunday, May 30 Last day to drop a class without a grade W and/or add a class
Last day to choose Audit (AU) or Pass/No Pass (P/NP) options
Sunday, June 13 Last day to drop a class and receive a grade of W
Thursday, June 24 Summer Session I last day of classes / final exams
Saturday, June 26 Host family move out  day
Sunday, June 27 Professors' deadline to submit Summer Session I final grades
Host family move in day
Monday, June 28 M.A. in Spanish Session first day of classes
Sunday, July 4 Last day to drop a class without a grade W and/or add a class
Last day to choose Audit (AU) or Pass/No Pass (P/NP) options
Wednesday, July 14 Application deadline for summer session degree candidates
Sunday, July 18 Last day to drop a class and receive a grade of W
Thursday, July 29 M.A. in Spanish Session final day of classes / final exams
Saturday, July 31 Host family move out day
Sunday, August 1 Professors' deadline to submit M.A. in Spanish Session final grades
 
Fall 2021  
Sunday, August 29 First year and transfer students arrival and move-in day
Monday, August 30 First year and transfer students Welcome Sessions
Study abroad students move-in day
Tuesday, August 31 Class of 2025 Convocation ceremony
Study abroad students Welcome Sessions
Wednesday, September 1 First day of classes
Wednesday, September 8 Mass of the Holy Spirit
Sunday, September 12 Last day to drop a class without a grade of W and/or add a class
Last day to choose Audit (AU) or Pass/No Pass (P/NP) options 
Application deadline for fall semester degree candidates
Tuesday, October 12 Fiesta Nacional de España (Madrid Campus closed)
Friday, October 15 Last day to submit Transfer Application for spring semester
Sunday, October 24 Professors' deadline to submit midterm grades
Monday, November 1 Día de Todos los Santos (Madrid Campus closed)
Wednesday, November 3 Registration for spring semester begins
Sunday, November 7 Last day to drop a class and receive a grade of W
Tuesday, November 9 Día de la Almudena (Madrid Campus closed)
Friday, November 26 Academic English last day of classes
Monday, December 6 Día de la Constitución (Madrid Campus closed)
Wednesday, December 8 La Inmaculada Concepción (Madrid Campus closed)
Friday, December 10 All Monday classes meet
Tuesday, December 14 Last day of classes
Wednesday-Tuesday, December 15-21 Final exams
Tuesday, December 21 Midyear Commencement
Wednesday, December 22 Host family housing move-out date
Thursday, December 23 Professors' deadline to submit final grades
 
Spring 2022  
Tuesday, January 11 New and study abroad students move-in day
Wednesday, January 12 Welcome sessions
Thursday, January 13 First day of classes
Sunday, January 23 Last day to drop a class without a grade of W and/or add a class
Last day to choose Audit (AU) or Pass/No Pass (P/NP) options 
Application deadline for May degree candidates
Wednesday, February 23 Registration for summer sessions begins
Thursday-Friday, February 24-25 Winter break
Sunday, March 6 Professors' deadline to submit midterm grades
Sunday, March 20 Last day to drop a class and receive a grade of W
Friday, April 8 Academic English last day of classes
Sunday, April 10 Semana Santa host family housing move-out date
Monday-Sunday, April 11-17 Semana Santa (Madrid Campus closed)
Sunday, April 17 Semana Santa host family housing move-in date
Wednesday, April 27 Registration for fall semester begins
Sunday, May 1 Día del Trabajador (Madrid Campus closed)
Monday, May 2 Día de la Comunidad (Madrid Campus closed)
Wednesday, May 4 Last day of classes (Monday Classes meet)
Thursday-Wednesday, May 5-11 Final exams
Friday, May 13 Commencement
Saturday, May 14 Professors' deadline to submit final grades
 
Summer 2022  
Monday, May 23 Summer Session I first day of classes
Sunday, May 29 Last day to drop a class without a grade of W and/or add a class
Last day to choose Audit (AU) or Pass/No Pass (P/NP) options
Sunday, June 12 Last day to drop a class and receive a grade of W
Thursday, June 23 Summer Session I last day of classes / final exams
Sunday, June 26 Professors' deadline to submit Summer Session I final grades
M.A. in Spanish Session move-in date
Monday, June 27 M.A. in Spanish Session first day of classes
Sunday, July 3 Last day to drop a class without a grade of W and/or add a class
Last day to choose Audit (AU) or Pass/No Pass (P/NP) options
Sunday, July 17 Last day to drop a class and receive a grade of W
Thursday, July 28 M.A. in Spanish Session last day of classes / final exams
Sunday, July 31 Professors' deadline to submit M.A. in Spanish Session final grades
 
Fall 2022  
Monday, August 29 First year and transfer students arrival and move-in day
First year and transfer students Welcome Sessions             
Tuesday, August 30 First year and transfer students Welcome Sessions
Study abroad students move-in day
Wednesday, August 31 Class of 2026 Convocation ceremony
Study abroad students Welcome Sessions 
Thursday, September 1 First day of classes
Wednesday, September 7 Mass of the Holy Spirit
Sunday, September 11 Last day to drop a class without a grade of W and/or add a class
Last day to choose Audit (AU) or Pass/No Pass (P/NP) options 
Application deadline for fall semester degree candidates
Wednesday, October 12 Fiesta Nacional de España (Madrid Campus closed) 
Friday, October 14 Last day to submit Transfer Application for spring semester
Sunday, October 23 Professors' deadline to submit midterm grades
Tuesday, November 1 Día de Todos los Santos (Madrid Campus closed) 
Wednesday, November 2 Registration for spring semester begins
Sunday, November 6 Last day to drop a class and receive a grade of W
Wednesday, November 9 Día de la Almudena (Madrid Campus closed) 
Tuesday, December 6  Día de la Constitución (Madrid Campus closed) 
Thursday, December 8 La Inmaculada Concepción (Madrid Campus closed) 
Friday, December 9     All Tuesday classes meet
Wednesday, December 14 Last day of classes
Thursday-Wednesday, December, 15-21 Final exams
Wednesday, December 21 Midyear Commencement
Thursday, December 22 Host family housing move-out day
Saturday, December 24 Professors' deadline to submit final grades